Our congregation is run by the volunteer efforts of the congregation, supported by staff. There are many ways to volunteer to support the congregation. The success of our endeavours depends on the involvement of members and friends.
You can contribute to this shared ministry by offering your skills and talents to one of our committees or teams. Get to know other like-minded people by joining with them in making music, in taking on small or large tasks, in promoting social justice, and in many other ways.
Our active community offers a variety of interesting opportunities to meet people, share an interest, or to make a difference in the community.
Sunday Support Services
A network of services underlies the flow of Sunday mornings. There are opportunities for newcomers and long-term members to become acquainted with one another through volunteering in one of the areas described here. As a volunteer, you are provided with orientation, training, and support in the area you select.
There are a variety of roles involved in outreach to potential members, welcoming visitors and helping new members get involved.
Finances, Governance, and Program Coordinating
Experienced members often use their knowledge of the congregation to serve on our board of trustees and other governance and coordinating bodies.
Do you have skills with writing, editing, graphic design or simply photocopying and posting items on bulletin boards?
Members have the critical task of managing the sound system for the Sunday service as well as recording the sermon.
Worship Services Committee
The Worship Services Committee goal is to enhance the experience of worship and strengthen the church community. We are responsible for serving as a resource to the minister in planning service format and content, and for finding suitable persons to officiate at services in the absence of the minister once a month from September through June and throughout the summer. Contact the Worship Services Committee..
Library & Literature Stall and Archives
If you care about words, books and documents, you may want to join these active groups.
Our children’s and youth learning and exploration programs work with our staff person, Director of Religious Education to offer a myriad of programs throughout the year. Many programs for adults are offered. If you have an idea or an offering contact the parish minister.
Buildings & Grounds Committee
Everything from gardening to organizing the bulletin boards to arranging major renovations of buildings is involved in keeping our site looking spruced up and ready for our guests and members.
Various groups raise funds for the whole congregation or for particular causes and initiatives.
Art and Music
Join the choir or help install one of the monthly visual art shows. We are a very arts and music oriented congregation.